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On Monday, Ghost-Note is at the Creative Alliance. Tuesday is Tuareg guitarist Bombino. Thursday: Kinky Friedman and Dale Watson. Friday and Saturday is the first Baltimore Old-Time Music Festival with The Local Honeys, Ken & Brad Kolodner, Corn Potato String Band, Molsky’s Mountain Drifters, Bill Schmidt & Ann Porcella, banjo showcase, square dance, and more. Tuvan throat singers Alash are there on Sunday. 410-276-1651
The Institute of Musical Traditions presents The Barefoot Movement at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD on Monday; Wednesday: Reckless Kelly w/ Scott Kurt. 301-754-3611
The Baltimore Folk Music Society sponsors English Country Dance every Monday at Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter on York Road and American Contra and Square Dancing every Wednesday at the Lovely Lane Church on St. Paul Street. Tuesday is the BFMS Song Swap at Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter. Saturday at 3pm it’s a “Gentle” English Country Dance selected to be gentle on the knees, hips, feet, and backs of the dancers at Church of the Nativity. 888.646.BFMS
At the Birchmere in Alexandria VA – Monday: Todd Snider w/ Reed Foehl; Wednesday: Lúnasa; Saturday: The Four Bitchin’ Babes. 703-549-7500
At the Ram’s Head in Annapolis – Monday: In The Vane Of…Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young: Annapolis Artists Playing Tributes & CSNY Inspired Originals; Wednesday: Reckless Kelly w/ Scott Kurt; Thursday: Pressing Strings w/ Jen Van Meter; Saturday: Delbert McClinton. 410-268-4545
On Tuesday there’s an old-time music jam led by Ken and Brad Kolodner at the Five & Dime Ale House in Hampden. 443-835-2179
WTMD Film Series continues with the documentary “Waiting: The Van Duren Story” sets out to discover why Van Duren isn’t a household name on Wednesday in WTMD’s performance space in Towson. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the movie starts at 8. The film is free and so is the popcorn.
The Takoma Park Old Time Jam is Wednesday at Takoma Beverage Co. (240) 641-5323
Musicians from France, Armenia, Turkey and USA make up Collectif Medz Bazar at Bossa Bistro in Washington on Wednesday. Friday, it’s Colombian all-female group La Marvela plus Claudio Vega from Veracruz, Mexico. 202-650-9351
Uptown Concerts presents John Flynn at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday. 410-795-1041
Thursday is bluegrass night at The 8×10 with The Platescrapers, The Hills And The Rivers, and West King String Band. 410-625-2000
The American Folklife Center presents Acadian music from Prince Edward Island by Vishtèn at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Thursday at noon.
Also Thursday, Missy Raines is at BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown. 301.528.2260
At The Soundry in Columbia, MD – Thursday: Richard Shindell w/ Brian Dunne; Friday: Kat Edmonson w/ Mark G. Meadows Presents: “Tandem” feat. Deacon Izzy; Saturday: Junkyard Saints. 443.283.1200
Friday, Carbon Leaf with Kurt Deemer are at Baltimore Soundstage. Saturday it’s An Acoustic Evening With Crack The Sky And Their String Quartet. (410) 244-0057
Haint Blue w/ Rock Creek Revival are at Villain & Saint in Bethesda on Friday. (240) 800-4700
Kerri Powers will be at the Stoltz Listening Room at the Avalon Theatre in Easton MD on Friday 410-822-7299 and at City Winery in Washington, DC on Saturday opening for The Weight Band. (202) 250-2531
Saturday, Dina Maccabee is at the Four Hour Day Lutherie on Harford Road. (410) 637-3728
Trio Sefardi will pay Sephardic music at OneCircle Center in Silver Spring, MD on Saturday. (301) 949-8984
John Westmoreland will be at Corner Store Arts Center in Washington, DC on Saturday. (202) 544-5807